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Alfred Reed

Author : Douglas M. Jordan
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A reference guide to the life and work of the prolific American wind band composer, Alfred Reed, which includes a brief biography and detailed bibliography and discography.

The Trumpet

Author : John Wallace
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In the first major book devoted to the trumpet in more than two decades, John Wallace and Alexander McGrattan trace the surprising evolution and colorful performance history of one of the world's oldest instruments. They chart the introduction of the trumpet and its family into art music, and its rise to prominence as a solo instrument, from the Baroque "golden age," through the advent of valved brass instruments in the nineteenth century, and the trumpet's renaissance in the jazz age. The authors offer abundant insights into the trumpet's repertoire, with detailed analyses of works by Haydn, Handel, and Bach, and fresh material on the importance of jazz and influential jazz trumpeters for the reemergence of the trumpet as a solo instrument in classical music today. Wallace and McGrattan draw on deep research, lifetimes of experience in performing and teaching the trumpet in its various forms, and numerous interviews to illuminate the trumpet's history, music, and players. Copiously illustrated with photographs, facsimiles, and music examples throughout, The Trumpet will enlighten and fascinate all performers and enthusiasts [Publisher description].

Ode for

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Purcell

Author : William Hayman Cummings
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The Last Trumpet

Author : James Arthur Brownlow
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The nineteenth-century English slide trumpet was the last trumpet with the traditional sound of the old classic trumpet. The instrument was essentially a natural trumpet to which had been added a movable slide with a return mechanism. It was England's standard orchestral trumpet, despite the dominance of natural and, ultimately, valved instruments elsewhere, and it remained in use by leading English players until the last years of the century. The slide trumpet's dominating role in nineteenth-century English orchestral playing has been well documented, but until now, the use of the instrument in solo and ensemble music has been given only superficial consideration. Art Brownlow's study is a new and thorough assessment of the slide trumpet. It is the first comprehensive examination of the orchestral, ensemble and solo literature written for this instrument. Other topics include the precursors of the nineteenth-century instrument, its initial development and subsequent modifications, its technique, and the slide trumpet's slow decline. Appendices include checklists of English trumpeters and slide trumpetmakers.

A Dictionary for the Modern Trumpet Player

Author : Elisa Koehler
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Filled with concise and detailed definitions, A Dictionary for the Modern Trumpet Player includes biographies of prominent performers, teachers, instrument makers, and composers of trumpet solo and ensemble literature often omitted from other musical references.

British Musical Biography

Author : James Duff Brown
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Purcell Studies

Author : Curtis Price
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Essays commemorating the 1995 tercentenary of Purcell's death, representing the best research.

Music in the British Provinces 1690 1914

Author : Peter Holman
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The period covered by this volume, roughly from Purcell to Elgar, has traditionally been seen as a dark age in British musical history. Much has been done recently to revise this view, though research still tends to focus on London as the commercial and cultural hub of the British Isles. It is becoming increasingly clear, however, that by the mid-eighteenth century musical activity outside London was highly distinctive in terms of its reach, the way it was organized, and its size, richness, and quality. There was an extraordinary amount of musical activity of all sorts, in provincial theatres and halls, in the amateur orchestras and choirs that developed in most towns of any size, in taverns, and convivial clubs, in parish churches and dissenting chapels, and, of course, in the home. This is the first book to concentrate specifically on musical life in the provinces, bringing together new archival research and offering a fresh perspective on British music of the period. The essays brought together here testify to the vital role played by music in provincial culture, not only in socializing and networking, but in regional economies and rivalries, demographics and class dynamics, religion and identity, education and recreation, and community and the formation of tradition. Most important, perhaps, as our focus shifts from London to the regions, new light is shed on neglected figures and forgotten repertoires, all of them worthy of reconsideration.

More Trios for Trumpets

Author : John Cacavas
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This collection of Trios for Trumpets contains 21 distinctive arrangements of famous songs. Titles: *Washington Post *Trumpet Voluntary *Ode to Joy *Fanfare from William Tell Overture *America (äóìGod Save the Queenäó�) *The Great Gate of Kiev (from Pictures at an Exhibition) *Maple Leaf Rag *La Cucarracha *British Grenadiers *Tarantella *Angels We Have Heard on High *Soldieräó»s Chorus (from the Opera Faust) *(Iäó»m A) Yankee Doodle Dandy *The Minstrel Boy *Give My Regards to Broadway *Little Brown Jug *Fanfares *Oh! Susanna *O Little Town of Bethlehem *Jolly Old St. Nicholas *She Wore a Yellow Ribbon